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Legal Information: Massachusetts
Updated: December 11, 2019
Can I renew an extreme risk protection order?
The court will notify the person who filed the initial petition at least 30 days before the order expires. If a petition to renew the order is filed before the final order expires, the judge can renew the extreme risk protection order for up to one year.1
1 MA ST 140 § 131S(d)
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